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The LOTUS is actually just a white decal that they've applied. The wing used to be on the GT4's prior to being converted into GTE350's. Their advise was to lacuer over the top of it, but that would force it to become a permanent addition....which i'm not sure on yet. what are your views on the lettering compared to plain black? 

 

The painting on the struts will definitely be done at some point - but I might have to wait for a while :D The CF engine cover and wing in a week have somewhat wounded me!

 

Thanks :) It's the first time i've owned a car with a colour I truly love - only downside is the paint is quite soft - it can get swirl'd very easily. One of the reason's they discontinued it I believe was because it was a PITA. But given the right love... :D

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Plain black, sans lettering imo. I'd also have canyon uprights too :)


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What Bibs said above - that would be my vote too. The White Lotus lettering is a bit too "TOWIE" for me.


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But it spells LOTUS, not TOWIE.

 

Hmm will debate it. I kinda liked the lettering, but i'm very keen on making an elegant car stay elegant whilst adding more exotic. Not by adding chav.

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I'm disleslik when it comes to big white letters on a black spolier - just the LOTUS in a white outline would have been more Norfolk than TOWIE.


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Canyon Red was one of my choices for my first Evora. I started with Ice White, changed to Solar Yellow, then to Canyon Red before finally deciding on Solar Yellow. I was so glad when I got the car that it was Yellow and not a Harlequin colour.

Anyway back to the topic, sorry but I don't like the LOTUS lettering in white. If you still want lettering why not just outline the letters in Gold. Another alternative for me if available at all would be the 7 laurel wreaths in gold that commemorate the 7 F1 Constructor's championships. Lotus F1 cars had these on the rear wings in the JPS era.


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Oooh, now theres an idea. Andy, remind me to go to you for all future mod approvals. White LOTUS outline lettering. 

 

Will take a look at option to get the Lotus lettering in border only. I have a black/red theme going on, so i'll avoid gold. But white would be fine. 

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Or actually red would be very classy..... Subtle even....  ;)


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Who makes and sells these carbon covers?........

I fancy something different on mine too.........  

 

Given the carbon fibre engine cover @LotusFestival was an unintended purchase 


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Kalli - picture of Lotus outline and an iconic lotus revisited - I love that bond theme.....

 

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The engine cover is direct from LotusMotorsport - OEM.

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ok....could some kind person direct me......

I been through every brochure and cant find it.....

(in the motorsport section....that is)

 

:-)


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I was going to get the LotusSport LOTAC05507 engine cover but I was told it only came in 3k weave. The rest of my CF is 6K 2x2 twill, so I had an extra engine cover covered in real 6k Carbon Fiber Fabric (to match my other carbon bits).

I finished it by painting the emblems in red and reinstalled the grilles.

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ok....could some kind person direct me......

I been through every brochure and cant find it.....

(in the motorsport section....that is)

 

:-)

The engine cover is on the Lotus Accessories webpage:

http://www.lotuscars.com/ownership/design-accessories

 

Or available online:

http://parts.bellandcolvill.co.uk/3674-carbon-fibre-engine-cvr-evora.html

http://www.williamspartsshop.co.uk/carbon-fibre-engine-cover-711-p.asp

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Have to say coming to the show late but have withered about the spoiler for mine and swung both ways after seeing them in the flesh.  If I did it it would be body coloured struts and black wing.  Don't like the large Lotus lettering when seen one in the flesh it has to be said but if done in a more subtle colour and just outline then that could look very nice indeed and could be convinced to change my mind.

 

I do like Canyon Red in the flesh as well.  Classy.


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Today went for a blast with Andy (C8RKH) round The Trossachs.  The Red Arrows were out in fly by formation!  Peoples faces were great to see as not 1 but 2 red Evoras blasted past.

 

Roads were wet at first but it did clear up to a nice day.  Good thing in some ways more rain as it kept the roads clear of Grockles (Tourists).  Great blast out from Dunblane to Callander and then Loch Venechar side to Loch Achray, over the Dukes Pass and back home via Lake of Menteith and the Sir David Stirling (founder of SAS) memorial.

 

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Loch Achray.

 

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Lake of Menteith for bar lunch (Only Lake in Scotland)

 

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The view out over Ben Lomond on the left round to Ben Ledi, Ben Vorlich and Stuc'a'croin

 

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Looks like you had a great day Al and Andy.

 

Must have been quite a sight to see two such rare cars out and about together.  Somehow more unique than a pack of Loti?

 

Seeing your photo's makes me miss Scotland and it's roads, having been based in Helensburgh for six years.

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I lived there for a few years and my Mum was up in Helensburgh for 26! Navy Dad!

Those were the roads the Evora was launched on too, some epic driving :thumbsup:


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I too know Helenburgh very well. I used to ply the Western Isles for a living and regularly moored at the end of Helensburgh pier - early 70s!


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I used to fish off the end of that pier and at Craigendoran as an early teen! :)


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Here a few pics after fitting the hk wing and painting the light sockets/letters.

I'm very very happy with it, next item on the list is the front splitter and Intake scoops....

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Great pics - thanks for sharing, the sky blue Evora with the blue stripes Looks epic!

Cheers - I'm trying hard not to look up the prices of rear wings and vinyl wrapping!

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On Sunday lunchtime, 7 of us die-hard Lotus drivers braved the wet weather and headed into Horsham town centre, where we were escorted by council members to the pedestrianised street for our VIP parking. I took some rather biased photos ofcourse...

 

I must say, the wing is definitely growing on me, and with the carbon fibre engine cover w/ BoT decal, it's starting to work rather well :) 

 

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